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Best things to do in Northland Region

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Footprints Waipoua (Waipoua Forest)
Ranked #1 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Tours; Outdoors
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The Kauri Museum (Matakohe)
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$1,602* and up
Ranked #2 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Kauri Museum tells the story of the mighty kauri tree, its fascinating gum and pioneering past. The Kauri tree is the... more » Owner description: The Kauri Museum tells the story of the mighty kauri tree, its fascinating gum and pioneering past. The Kauri tree is the focal point and theme of this museum, showing the different stages of how this giant wonder fueled industries that sustained communities of the early settlers. The Museum has over 4,500 sq mtrs of undercover attraction, and is a 'Must See'! Visit our heritage Museum en route to the ancient kauri trees in the Waipoua Forest. Visitor Information Centre on site with main focus on the western route of the Twin Coast Discovery Highway and Northland. Disabled friendly, lots of free parking spaces available, accommodation and cafes nearby. Location: 5 Church Road, Matakohe, New Zealand 0593 Hours: Mon - Sun: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Open every day except Christmas Day) « less
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$54* and up
Ranked #3 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Forests; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the... more » Owner description: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British Crown and the indigenous Maori in February 1840. Set on a stunning site overlooking the Bay of Islands, Waitangi is an absolute must-see for all visitors to the North, international and New Zealanders alike. Attractions include the historic Treaty House, a giant flagstaff, a unique fully carved Maori meeting house and the the world's largest single-hulled canoe (waka). Guided tours and cultural performances run at regular intervals throughout the day. Open daily except Christmas. « less
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Ranked #5 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
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$111* and up
Ranked #6 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Rainbow Falls (Kerikeri)
Ranked #7 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Forests; Outdoors
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Pompalier House (Russell)
Ranked #9 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Kingdom of Zion (Whangarei)
Ranked #10 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Paihia Harbour (Paihia)
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$116* and up
Ranked #11 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Reefs; Outdoors

Tutukaka is called the Paradise Coast, and with 26 beaches, from white sand to rock pools, seascapes, and estuaries, to surf beaches, bush and coastal walkways with a sub-tropical... more »

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Mt Manaia (Whangarei)
Ranked #13 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
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The Parrot Place (Kerikeri)
Ranked #14 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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Ocean Beach (Whangarei)
Ranked #15 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Waipoua Forest (Waipoua Forest)
Ranked #16 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Forests; Outdoors
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Christ Church (Russell)
Ranked #17 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #18 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Whangarei Quarry Gardens is a subtropical oasis created by volunteers in the remnants of a former quarry in Northland, New... more » Owner description: Whangarei Quarry Gardens is a subtropical oasis created by volunteers in the remnants of a former quarry in Northland, New Zealand. The Gardens are open to the public and feature subtropical gardens, native forest walks, waterfalls, streams, quarry ruins, tunnels, a scented Camellia collection, a plethora of NZ native and exotic plant species and so much more... The Gardens are a work in progress and have been created through the blood, sweat, tears and laughter of volunteers, supporting companies and other interest groups. Entry is by GOLD-COIN DONATION, with all proceeds used to purchase plants and equipment. Thanks! « less
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Whangarei Falls (Whangarei)
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$1,602* and up
Ranked #19 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors

This is a must see if you are in the Whangarei area. It's funny, if you don't know it's there, you don't know it's there! It is just off from the main road leading to the Tutukaka... more »

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Whangarei Heads (Whangarei)
Ranked #20 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors

Whangarei Heads must be one of the best kept secrets in Northland,if not New Zealand! Although many tourists travelling North from Auckland to Whangarei will have seen the iconic... more »

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Ranked #21 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
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$48* and up
Ranked #22 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: With two of the country's oldest surviving buildings sited in a beautiful riverside setting, Kerikeri Mission Station is a... more » Owner description: With two of the country's oldest surviving buildings sited in a beautiful riverside setting, Kerikeri Mission Station is a 'must do' for any visitor. Open for business since 1836, New Zealand's oldest store continues to trade. The Stone Store is one of the best shopping experiences in the country. Kemp House is New Zealand's oldest building and was built amidst turbulence and war. Our experienced tour guides bring these stories to life. Kerikeri Mission Stations Heritage gardens and orchards also offers easy walking options. « less
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Action World (Paihia)
Ranked #23 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: A full fun-filled day for the whole family! Unique action games seen nowhere else in the world featuring Flying Trapeze,... more » Owner description: A full fun-filled day for the whole family! Unique action games seen nowhere else in the world featuring Flying Trapeze, Circus High Wire, Climbing Wall - all without a safety harness! This is possible because of our patented air bag technology. There is also a 12m high inflatable slide, a 30m water slide, Mini Golf, picnic/BBQ area and much, much more! Fun and satisfaction guaranteed so come on down! « less
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Town Basin (Whangarei)
Ranked #24 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Whangaroa Harbour (Whangaroa)
Ranked #25 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Museums
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Abbey Caves (Whangarei)
Ranked #27 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
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Flagstaff Hill (Russell)
Ranked #28 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #29 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Explore NZ's Otehei Bay Resort, Urupukapuka Island, in New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands was once home to the famous... more » Owner description: Explore NZ's Otehei Bay Resort, Urupukapuka Island, in New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands was once home to the famous American adventurer and writer Zane Grey. « less
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Ranked #30 of 74 attractions in Northland Region
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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